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StreetPass Squad, StreetPass Battle, SteetPass Garden, StreetPass Mansion
A little help from my friends
by Mark Brown 28/6/2013
Product: StreetPass Mii Plaza
Publisher: Nintendo
Format: 3DS
Players: 1
Version: Europe
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Who would have thought that StreetPass would be the Nintendo 3DS's killer app?

This innocuous little feature, which lets you silently swap data with other nearby 3DS owners, turns every trip out into a little adventure. You might return home and find that you unwittingly traded details with a barista in Costa and a 3DS-toting tourist from Austria.

But it's not some boring old social network nonsense. In fact, the only personal information you can extract from your fellow StreetPass passerby is her birthday and her preference for dogs or cats. No, these fleeting friends become mercenaries in an on-going RPG battle, or traders in a global jigsaw building effort. ...
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All four games are original and well worth playing. Squad and Mansion are firm favourites, but Garden is suited to those who like relaxing games. Battle is best for those with frequent StreetPass encounters
Audio/visual: 7
Gameplay: 8
Value: 8
Innovation: 10
Overall: 8
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